Pill Take Back Day Oct. 27 in F.C.

October 23, 2018 11:31 AM0 comments

On Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., the City of Falls Church Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Pills for disposal […]

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Beyer’s Women’s Forum Underscores Decisive Issue in November’s Election

October 18, 2018 1:27 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr., whose 8th District of Virginia includes the City of Falls Church, hosted a rousing “Breaking Through, Women Work for Change” conference in Arlington last weekend, his fourth annual event.

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Comedy-Horror Film by Mason Alum Debuts Just in Time for Halloween

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Filmmaker Anne Welles traces the moment she fell out of love with show business to a botched middle school audition. She thanks the film “Jerry Maguire” for restoring her faith in what is now her life’s work. The George Mason High School class of ’83 alumnus tried out for a […]

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Falls Church School Board Gets Full Expert Review of ‘Fly’ Issue

October 17, 2018 8:27 PM0 comments

The Falls Church School Board was provided an extensive, expert presentation on technical aspects of the auditorium planned for the new George Mason High School at its work session Tuesday night in the wake of growing citizen concerns for whether or not it will be as versatile and capable as the school’s existing auditorium.

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Strong Pro, Con Statements Precede F.C. Schools’ ‘Fly Lift’ Matter Tonight

October 16, 2018 4:21 PM0 comments

Two opposing statements from local heavyweights on the issue of whether or not the new George Mason High School auditorium should include a “fly lift” system or not were issued today in the hours before a discussion of the item at a F.C. School Board work session tonight. Superintendent  Peter […]

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Police Seek Info After Dog Bites Man Near Harris Teeter Monday Morning

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A man who was bitten by a dog on W. Annandale Rd. Monday morning may have to undergo rabies inoculations if the animal is not located, police reported Tuesday. Police say the victim was walking in the 200 block of W. Annandale Rd. near the rear entrance to the Harris […]

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3 Suspects Elude Police Car Pursuit On W. Broad Early Tuesday Morning

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At about 3 a.m. Tuesday morning, a high-speed police car chase westbound on W. Broad Street involving Virginia state police, Fairfax and Falls Church officers came to an abrupt end when the car being chased slammed into a pole at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue. After the crash, three suspects […]

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Mason Alum Goes from Curating to Creating Art

October 12, 2018 3:18 PM0 comments

From art classes at George Mason High School to working as a conservator for the National Gallery of Art, Falls Church artist Michael Pierce has luxuriated in travel around the world, clocking 50,000, sometimes 100,000 miles a year pursuing his love of art. Now, in retirement, the 1972 Mason grad […]

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Cauldron ‘National Coming Out Day’ Reception Tonight

October 11, 2018 11:04 AM0 comments

Falls Church’s Creative Cauldron theater production troupe is hosting a pre-show reception tonight, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m. to mark the 30th anniversary of the National Coming Out Day that “celebrates coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or as an ally.” It will be held prior to the […]

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Crossman Park Closes as Restoration Project Begins

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A two-and-a-half month long restoration project starts Monday at Issac Crossman Park in the City of Falls Church next week. The park, located at 535 N. Van Buren St., will be closed to the public starting Monday, Oct. 15 and reopen in early 2019. Neighborhood homeowners and residents have been […]

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